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FIRST ON 3: Facebook group aims to help traffic-weary drivers in Leland

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videoDrivers on US 17/74/76 in Brunswick County expect backups now, and they might have to expect them for a while. Work to widen the causeway won't be done for more than two years, so a Leland woman says she is trying to help by keeping fellow drivers informed. Full story...
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Probe into nude student photos expands in NC

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Six more counties are now involved in an investigation into nude photos of North Carolina high school students showing up on social media. Full story...
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How to Practice Good Social Media Etiquette

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video Social Media is a part of our daily life in 2013, but it comes with major risks and potential rewards. Brenda McDonald from InAweMarketing stopped by Good Morning Carolina to provide some tricks of the trade in the world of Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Full story...
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Poll: Teens migrating from Facebook to Twitter

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Teens told researchers there were too many adults on Facebook and too much sharing of teenage angst and inane details like what a friend ate for dinner. Full story...
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Azalea Festival names winner of Facebook tagline contest

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video The North Carolina Azalea Festival has a new way to describe the annual event that's become a staple of Wilmington culture: Southern Charm in Full Bloom. Full story...
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'Safe Haven' Facebook Q&A Tuesday

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You can join a live Q&A about the locally-shot movie "Safe Haven" on Facebook Tuesday at 7 p.m. You'll be able to watch the new Safe Haven trailer and join Nicholas Sparks in a live Q&A with stars Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough. Full story...
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'Iron Man 3' trailer coming as soon as you unlock it

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video"Iron Man 3" is using the power of social media to help create buzz about the movie, which shot in and around Wilmington earlier this year. Full story...
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Save money with local Facebook friends

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Similar to Craigslist, people can post items for sale. But "Hampstead Trade, Borrow, Sell and Swap!" is different because it is a streamlined Facebook group area residents can join and then post photos of items for sale, search for items they want or even ask to borrow something from a fellow group member. Full story...
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Victim in murder-suicide posted warning on Facebook

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The victim of an apparent murder-suicide in Jacksonville warned his family something might happen to him just hours before his death. Full story...
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Wilmington entrepreneur wins award in wake of Facebook public debut

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video Like Mark Zuckerberg, Roy Archambault knows how to harvest a good idea. The same day Facebook went public, Archambault’s Wilmington company DryCase was named Coastal Entrepreneur of the Year by the UNCW Entrepreneurship Center. Full story...
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Facebook co-founder will deliver lecture at NC State

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Facebook co-founder and North Carolina native Chris Hughes is coming back to his home state, where he's scheduled to give a talk on how social media has transformed the state of communications Full story...
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U.S. Marine faces boot for anti-Obama Facebook posts

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A Marine sergeant who started a Facebook group that is openly critical of President Obama and posted comments saying he will not follow the unlawful orders of the commander in chief is facing possible dismissal from the Corps. Full story...
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19-year-old charged with raping girl he met online

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Bladen County Sheriff's deputies have charged a 19-year-old man with raping a child he met online. Full story...
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'Kony 2012' campaign faces generation gap

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videoThe international push to find an African warlord is showing the power of social media. Within four days a half-hour film on a charity's mission to raise awareness has generated 50 million viewers online, most of them young people. Full story...
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Laptop-shooting NC dad saved daughter's data

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The North Carolina father who retaliated for his teenage daughter's Facebook outburst by shooting her laptop has a surprise. Full story...
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